The NFL season has wrapped up and we’re heading into another exciting post-season. Our guest today is sharing the excitement of America’s favorite sport, in a different capacity. By using our love for football to get us excited about Science!
This interview is with Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, a science evangelist who is passionate about getting the general public excited about science. MIT’s Technology Review named Dr. Ramirez as one of the world’s 100 Top Young Innovators for her contributions to transforming technology. She co-authored, with Allen St. John, Newton’s Football: The Science Behind America’s Game. In this interview, we discuss her book, as well as get into a great discussion of the challenges she faced and overcame to become a scientist and succeed in STEM. Please enjoy the interview. [Read more…]